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Andrew Jackson Greene Collection

Identifier: AC-105
Abstract The Andrew Jackson Greene Collection consists of 163 diaries written by Greene and describing Watauga County's education system, cultural and religious life, and agriculture from 1906 to 1942.
Dates: 1906-1942

Appalachian Consortium Records,

Identifier: UA-5001
Abstract The Appalachian Consortium, in operation from 1970-2004, was a nonprofit, educational organization formed by a partnership of academic institutions dedicated to preserving the history and enhancing the future of the Southern Appalachian region. This collection contains files detailing the initial organization and continuing leadership of the Consortium, its finances and correspondence, as well as its major projects, grants, publications, and conferences.
Dates: 1970-2004; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1990

Appalachian Oral History Project records

Identifier: AC-111
Abstract This collection includes records for the Appalachian Oral History Project, a combined effort of Appalachian State University, Alice Lloyd College, Emory and Henry College, and Lees Junior College to document oral histories of the history and folklore of the central Appalachian region. Materials in this collection consist of interviews and records generated by Appalachian State University interviewers between 1973 and 1975. Records include audio interviews, administrative files, photographs, and...
Dates: 1850-1989; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1989

Appalachian Region Photographs collection

Identifier: AC-123
Abstract The Appalachian Region Photographs collection contains print photographs and negatives of the Appalachian region, mostly Northwestern North Carolina, but also some parts of Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. It contains photographs, slides, and negatives. Images include Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, and Watauga Counties, and unidentified images of towns, people, and museum exhibits.
Dates: 1905-1980, undated

Appalachian State University Oral History Projects, Audio materials and papers

Identifier: AC-669
Abstract The Appalachian State University Oral History Projects, Audio Materials and Papers Collection is a mixture of audiocassettes from several oral history projects, conferences, and events, dating in the 1970s-1980s, some of which have been positively identified as to which project the interview is related while others are not. A few transcriptions, CD copies, and duplicates are also part of this collection.
Dates: 1971-2002, undated

Baptist Student Union Scrapbooks

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 5122
Scope and Contents This collection contains scrapbooks created by student members of the Baptist Student Union (BSU) at Appalachian State University between the years 1942-2010. It also contains a few vinyl albums. The scrapbooks include clippings, flyers, invitations, and photographs of BSU events and participants.
Dates: 1942-2010

Betty McFarland papers

Identifier: AC-511
Abstract This collection contains some correspondence from Betty McFarland, black & white photographs, original and copies from books/newspapers with some historic information, and several historic clippings on Boone, North Carolina and area landmarks, buildings, and people.
Dates: 1958-1975, undated

Brazillar and Sallie Davis family Bible

Identifier: AC-136
Abstract The Brazillar and Sallie Davis Family Bible is the family Bible of Brazillar and Sallie Proffitt Davis of Watauga County, North Carolina. The Davises married in 1887. The bible contains records of their family members' births, deaths, and marriages dating from 1868 to 1961.
Dates: 1995, undated

Cove Creek, North Carolina Garage Oral History Project

Identifier: AC-739
Abstract The Cove Creek, North Carolina Garage Oral History Project is the result of a class project in one of Dr. Lynne Getz's history classes, Fall 1997, involving the history of the Cove Creek, North Carolina Garage in Watauga County.
Dates: Fall 1997

Cratis D. Williams papers

Identifier: AC-102
Abstract Materials in the Cratis D. Williams Papers cover the professional and private life of scholar and professor Cratis Williams, his studies in Appalachian literature, folklore and ballads, and the Appalachian Consoritum. The collection consists of materials related to Williams' work at Appalachian State University, academic and genealogical research, correspondence, photographs, audio recordings of folksongs and lectures, one VHS tape, two reels of microfilm, slides, and family memorabilia.
Dates: 1783-1986; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1983

Development of Public Education in Watauga County, N.C. Manuscript

Identifier: UA 5141
Abstract This collection contains the draft manuscript for the booklet "Development of Public Education in Watauga County, N.C." edited by Tom Corbitt of the ASU News Bureau and published in 1976.
Dates: circa 1976

Elizabeth Brown Scoggins Collection

Identifier: UA 45
Abstract The Elizabeth Brown Scoggins collection contains papers, photographs, documents, and artifacts spanning the history of Appalachian State and Watauga County from the 19th Century to the early 21st. Much of the collection is devoted to the Dougherty, Brown, and Bartlett families with an emphasis on concerning B.B. and D.D. Dougherty, founders of what would become Appalachian State University.
Dates: 1866-2003; Majority of material found within 1903 - 2000

Elk Knob Community Heritage Organization portrait stories

Identifier: AC-737
Abstract The Elk Knob Community Heritage Organization (EKCHO) Portrait Stories collection contains color copies of twelve handwritten, autobiographical stories with hand-drawn portraits of Elk Knob Community (North Carolina) residents, and copies of them on CD.
Dates: 2009

Department of History Records

Identifier: UA-5008
Abstract The Department of History was established in 1965 at Appalachian State Teacher’s College and currently offers Bachelor and Masters degrees at Appalachian State University. The Department of History Records contain files created for academic and administrative purposes including budget information, correspondence, course schedule, curricula, faculty information, departmental self-studies and special programs, in addition to other materials.
Dates: 1970-2001

Horton family papers

Identifier: AC-382
Abstract The Horton Family Papers are a collection of documents accumulated by the Horton family of Watauga County, North Carolina. Jonathan Horton and James Crittenden Horton generated most documents.
Dates: 1790-1932, undated

I. Harding Hughes, Jr. papers

Identifier: AC-126
Abstract The I. Harding Hughes, Jr., Papers document community life in twentieth century Valle Crucis, a small community in Watauga County, North Carolina. The collection consists of 46 oral history interviews recorded on 41 audiocassettes, research notes, news clippings and other materials Hughes used in the creation of his two books, Valle Crucis: A History of an Uncommon Place and My Valle Crucis: The Thirties.
Dates: 1983-1999, undated

J. Walter Jones, M.D. records

Identifier: AC-125
Abstract J. Walter Jones, M.D. Records contains the medical ledger books of Dr. Walter Jones of Boone, North Carolina, dating from 1903 to 1924. Each of the four ledgers contain an alphabetical index. Entries are organized by name in order of first visitation and contain date of service, charges, payment date and payment method. Entries also list type of service; i.e., visit, office, medicine, gynecological, surgical.
Dates: 1903-1924

Jerry Pope and Rebecca Williams papers

Identifier: AC-360
Abstract Jerry Pope and Rebecca Williams Papers consist of oral history interviews of twenty-five Watauga County, North Carolina residents. Jerry Pope and Rebecca Williams' Interdisciplinary Studies students produced oral history audio cassettes and respective transcripts for Pope/Williams' Fall 2001 semester course, "Through the Gates: Performances Ventures Into the Community."
Dates: 2001

Loyd Franklin Miller and Ola Mains (Miller) papers

Identifier: AC-738
Abstract The Loyd Franklin Miller and Ola Mains (Miller) Papers is a collection of correspondence and other papers, with letters written between 1925 and 1932 between the couple who later married.
Dates: 1925-1945, undated; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1932

Martha O’Neal Watauga County collection

Identifier: AC-483
Abstract This collection of Watauga County, North Carolina deeds, tax receipts, and other materials was collected by Martha O'Neal of Boone, North Carolina.
Dates: 1887-1941

Office of the Chancellor. Herbert W. Wey Records

Identifier: UA 03.001
Abstract Dr. Herbert Wey served as Appalachian State University’s third president and first Chancellor from 1969 to 1979. The collection consists of reports, correspondence, articles, speeches, clippings, and other papers concerning the administrative operation of the campus, fund raising, student life, and academic programs of Appalachian State University.
Dates: 1950-1979

Office of the President. William H. Plemmons Records

Identifier: UA 02.02
Abstract William Howard Plemmons was the second President of Appalachian State Teachers College serving from 1955 until 1969. Materials in this collection include correspondence and subject files, newsclippings, photographs, and other printed materials relating to the administration of Appalachian State Teachers College (A.S.T.C.) during Plemmons’ presidency and his continued active involvement as President Emeritus.
Dates: 1955-1984

Peggy Polson "Sketches of Early Watauga"

Identifier: AC-718
Abstract The Sketches of Early Watauga collection contains 20 original sketches by Dr. Margaret 'Peggy' Polson of Watauga County, North Carolina. The sketches depict early homes, businesses, and scenes, all dated 1972 and published in 1973.
Dates: 1972

Photograph of John Riddle's children standing on Tweetsie engine

Identifier: AC-472
Abstract The Photograph of John Riddle's Children Standing on Tweetsie Engine is a black and white 13" x 20" photo on cardstock of two girls standing on the engine of Tweetsie Railway, in either Boone or Linville, North Carolina.
Dates: July 4, 1909

Public School Records for Avery and Watauga Counties, North Carolina

Identifier: AC-166
Abstract The Public School Records for Avery and Watauga Counties contain public school records for selected districts of Watauga and Avery counties, primarily the Beech Mountain and Laurel Creek areas. Records cover various years from 1889 to 1932. The records provide students' ages, guardians' names, attendance and the teachers' comments. Some undated sheets included.
Dates: 1889-1932

Reverend J. Norton Atkins papers

Identifier: AC-182
Abstract The Reverend J. Norton Atkins Papers is a collection of Atkins' correspondence, sermons, mission records, and photographs generated while he was an Episcopal priest and teacher in Ashe and Watauga Counties of North Carolina.
Dates: 1895-2005; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1920

Rickey C. Kirkpatrick Papers

Identifier: UA 5201
Abstract Rickey C. Kirkpatrick came to Appalachian State University in 1980 as an assistant professor of economics. Throughout his career, he became an associate professor of economics, director of the bureau of economic and business research, and eventually assistant dean for graduate studies and external programs of the John A. Walker College of Business at ASU. Before coming to ASU, he was a visiting instructor in economics at Tulane University and an instructor in economics at Xavier. The Rickey C....
Dates: 1978-2001

Sarah Louisa Shull photograph

Identifier: AC-368
Abstract The Sarah Louisa Shull Photograph consists of a negative of Sarah Louisa Shull's photograph and a digital reproduction of this photograph as well as a two page description of Shull. Sarah Louisa Shull (1833-1932) was a native of Watauga County, North Carolina. She is best known for her affair with David Colvert "Colb" McCanles, who was killed by James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok in 1861.
Dates: 2007, undated

Stanbery/Stanberry-Younce families ancestral charts and papers

Identifier: AC-717
Abstract The Stanbery/Stanberry-Younce Families Ancestral Charts and Papers consist of ancestral charts of families' genealogies from Watauga County, North Carolina, prepared circa 2002 by Anita Stanberry St. Lawrence and other family members.
Dates: 2001-2002

University Communications Records,

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-5015
Abstract These materials contain records related to the Office of Public Affairs, formerly known as the News Bureau. They consist of faculty and staff biographical files, photographs and slides, press releases, audiovisual materials, correspondence, annual reports, and financial information.
Dates: circa 1920-2008; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

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